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PENNANT HILLS Cumberland Fruit Preserving Company. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
PENNANT HILLS. Cumberland Fruit Preserving . Company. We have received from the secretary, Mr. W. C. M. Owen, the prospectus of the Cumberland Fruit Preserving Com pany, Ltd. The capital is £10,000 in 10,000 shares of £1 each. When 8000 shares have been subscribed, the com pany will be declared formed. Shares are now offered for Bubsoription as follows : — 2s 6d on application, 2s 6d on allotment ; calls of not more than 2s Cd at intervals of not less than one month. The provisional directors are — Messrs. J. C. Hunt (chairman), J. H. Shields, H. Johnston, F. H. G. Rogers, J.P., W. Wooster, E. Smith, 6. Fagan, H. R. Harrison, L. Gallard, J. S. Heron, and T. Thompson. Messrs. — — *t.n — ™ pany's solicitors. The prospectus says : — ' ' The promoters are supplying a long felt want alike to the producers and consumers of fruit, in the first instance by creating a market for the surplus fruit which now is either sold for less than its cost to produce, or is left to waste in the orchards ...
SEVEN HILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
SEVE11 HILLS. When the committee of the St. Andrew's Debating Society announced in their widely circulated poster, that the 'Grandioso Conoerto' on Friday evening last, would move a ' regular ringer' as a night off to all those who wished to have their intellects polished i up and their faculties sharpened to a keen edge, they did not fail to keep their word, which is their bond — ahem. The Bev. Geo. Middleton, as president of the Society, took the chair. Mr. F. Middleton started the long and enliven ing procession of fun, instruction, edifi cation, drollery and cultivated harmony, that lasted two hours and a half, by a fantasia at the piano. Miss Charles worth surprised and delighted the audience with several songs executed in a rich and splendid voice with evidences of the best training. Mr. EliSs Lake, to whose geniality and energy as ad ministrator of the managing depart ment the concert owed a large part of its success, sang a love song with such feeling and natural force as sh...
Working Bee. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
Working Bee. The School of Arts committee have : arranged for a Working Bee on the 18th - Ysjttl inst., with the object of clearing the ^^9 site for the new hall. I believe that no . 'Vffij complimentary tickets have been issued for this meeting, but that the committee * :S|gj will be pleased to see anyone bearing - an axe or grubbing hoe, at it. .. '^j The following announcements are ? l-'p3| from the Gazette : — Tenders accented . - 'M (for Schools repairs) — -Dural, improve- ? '\m ments and repairs, L. Ksntwelli £47 ; ' M Gordon, painting and repairs, G. W. '?% Gospel £8S 6s ; Bouse Hill, L. Kent- : -jM well, £84; Thomleigh, additions, L. J| Causey and Sons, £142 16s 8d; Toon- 'J| gabbie, additions, Vickery and Gibson, -M £128. — The undermentioned ministers ;ij|| have been registered for the oelebration 31 of marriages : — Church of England '.l (diocese of Sydney) : Bev. Arthur &. -qi Coombes, M.A., residence. Pennant . 'M street, Parramatta; Bev. DixsonHud- :-|| son, re...
KENTHURST. Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
KENTHURST. Progress Association. t|j The monthly meeting of the As- : sociation was held on the 6tii instant. , 4s The chair wab taken by Mr. L. Go&brd, .p and there was a large attendance of : members. A new member in the person || of Mr. C. Cohen was elected. CorreS- f|j pondence from Mr. B. C. Simpson was .'i| reao stating cnat as no arrangement had been made for the continuance of - the railway to Dural, he could at present ' give no information on the subject. The question of a Penny Post was discussed, and on the motion of Mr. Fuggle the secretary was instructed to write to the P.M.G. on the matter. The late formation of a Vigilance Committee wbb adversely criticised. It was pointed out that the rules of tbe Association did not debar it from taking up ths same work that the Vigilanoe Committee had been formed for, and that the continuance of the two bodies, which, in reality were doing the same work, would be rather a source of weak ness than of strength. Having this i...
Gored to Death by a Cow. MR J. ORR KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
Gored to Death by a Cow. MB J. OBB KILLED. In our last issue we reported the terrible accident at Weston and Co.'s saleyards, Parramatta, in whioh Mr. James Orr, a well-known Parramatta man, was gored by a cow. We regret to say that the unfortunate man died the same evening at the Parramatta Hospital. Had proper medical aid | Deen at nana at once tne man s life might hare been saved : though the in jury on the inside of his thigh was so serious a wound that there is no cer tainty oven on that point.
PROSPECT & SHERWOOD. Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
PROSPECT & SHERWOOD, Municipal Council. j The regular meeting of the Prospect and Sherwood Municipal Council was held on Mon day. Present: The whole Council, with the cxccption of Aid. Miller. Iscoinxn ConansrOKimNCK. Letter from Under Secretary, to the effect that the Minister for Public Works could not rcccivc a deputation on the subject of the metalling of I'ark-road until after the general election. — Beoeived. Letter from Hill, Clark and Co., re assess ment of paddocks, pointing out that rates (arrears) had for some time been in excess of tiie value, and asking that a reduction be made. —Received ; writers to be informed that the Council had no power to alter the assessment. Letter from M. Manson, asking for extension of the time in which to pay rates.— Deceived. Letter from Mrs. Barry, asking for align ment of Western-road, near the hay and corn store in course of crection. — Several of the aldermen contended that the Council had no power to grant the alignment. — Even...
HOLROYD. Concert. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
H0LR07D Concert. On Wednesday, 3rd inst., a concert was given in the Holroyd Church in connection with the local Benevolent Society. It was intended to celebrate the first annual meeting of the Sooiety and to raise funds. In the latter aim the promoters were successful, the sum of £1 being netted by the evening's effort. The building was crowded to excess, the audience numbering n limit 150 (in a hall seating 90). The Bev. J. Macarthur presided. The principal items on the programme were : Selection by the choir ; chorus, ' The coming of the Kingdom hymn, ' God be with you till we meet again,' which were creditably given. Mrs. Macarthur rendered a pianoforte overture, and also took part in a piano and violin duet, with Miss Woodward. Miss V. Woodward recited ' The complaints of the poor.' Miss Purdue's voice was heard in a song entitled, ' Tired and in a vocal duet with Mr, Champion, ' Home over the moonlit sea.' Mr. Jamieson sang ' Queen of the Earth.' ' The Gauntlet,' and as an enc...
THE INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
THE INQUEST. An inquest on the body of Sir. Oi-r wus held on Saturday morning at the lVoolpnck Hofcei, Parramatta. The following is a report of the pro ceedings : — Dr. Kearney deposed that on Friday afternoon, soon after 8 o'clock he re ceived an urgent call to the Hospital, Parramatta. Went at once ; and on arrival there found deceased in bed. He was quite collapsed ; and pulseless. His legs and the lower part of his abdomen were besmeared with blood. On further examination, found a punctured wound on the upper part and anterior portion of the thigh. From this wound Orr had lost an enor mous quantity of blood. On examin ation, witness found that tbe hemorr hage had ceased. Dressed the wound ; and applied the usual restoratives in case of collapse such as that. Orr rallied a little ; but his relief was very brief. He succumbed in n. rminlp nf hours afterwards. The cause of death was shock and loss of blood. The large artery had been punctured. Wit ness also found a ligature tied ar...
THE GENERAL ELECTION. Parramatta. MR. DOWELL O'REILLY AT THE CORNER. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
w cgarn aEcnBB. S Parramatta. I lia. DO WELL O'REILLY AT THE CORNER. ?. V I Mr. Dowell O'Reilly, who is seeking - re-election, at the hands of Parramatta ? electors as on . advanced Freetrade can didate, addressed a large assemblage at j the oomer — Church and George streets J.'.- — on Saturday night. Mr. O'Beilly referred to the circum stances that had once more made it v :: necessary for him to appear before them. i. : He pointed out that such efforts as had ? been made by the Government to give effect to tho determination of the people at tbe general election of twelve months , ago had been largely frustrated by the 'block 'of the Upper House. It was found that no progress could be made ' till a thorough revision of the constitu tion could be effected ; and it was mainly to recure this that Mr. Reid had obtained tho dissolution of Parliament. Mr. O'Beilly pointed out that at least 25 per cent, of the members of the , Council were physically incapable of at tending tbe sittings ; ...
FRUITGRWERS' CANDIDATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
PBUITGRO WEBS' CANDIDATE. At a fairly large meeting of fruitgrowers held at Seven Hills, on Wednesday evening last. Mr. Thos. Pye was chosen as the fruitgrowers' candidate, to stand for Sherbrooke. Four candidates were nominated at the meeting and tbe voting vas Pye 18, Knox 17, G. Stimson 14, !. Roughley 18. Mr. Pye makes his ad dress to the electors in another column to-day.
ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
ACCIDENT. / The Rev. Father Keating, of Waterloo, met with a very serious aocident at Parramatta railway station on Tuesday night. The rev. gentleman, who was on a visit to Parramatta, was returning by the 9.25 train, and as he was about to step on the car platform the train moved, with the result that Le fell between the carriages. Before he could be rescued he had received serious hurt, the left leg being badly smashed and other injuries being sustained. The unfortunate gentleman was removed to the Parramatta District Hospital where a con sultation of five resident doctors was held, and it was decided that amputation of the smashed limb was necessary. Early on Wednesday morning the operation was performed — Ihe leg being taken off jest below the knee. The rev. gentleman now lies in a critical condition.
ROSEHILL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
ROBEHTTjL RACES. Attention is directed to the advertisement, in another column, re the Rosehill race meet ing to-day. The programme is an attractive one ; and the sport of sings is never so enticing , as when set, like a fern, in lovely surroundings. I That the Rosehill course gives all that is to be I desired in this connection is well known. Mr. O'Mara, tbe energetic secretary, has got every- 1 thing in regulation order ; and the events I ought to be run off In great style. I
WILD ROSE QUADRILLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
WILD ROSE QUADRILLE CLUB. The monthly social of the Wild Rose Quadrille Club was held in the Masonic Hall, Parramatta, on Friday evening, and was a most successful affair. Mr. £? Holliday acted as M.C.; Mr. W. Edwards presided at the piano. About 40 couples were present Among those present we noticed Misses Atkins, Brown Taylor (3), Chambers (8), West, Boulston, Dunbar.Bades, Callaway, Costello, Brogden (2), Tollis (2), Davis, Franklin (2), Craig, Wilkin son, Rochester, Kelly, Holliday, Cutler, O'Brien, Howard, Edwards, Garliok and Mrs. Gough.
The Mildura Citrus Fair. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
The Mildura Citrus Fair. We have received the schedule of prizes for the Citrus Fair, to be held at Mildura in August We glean tbe following information from it : — Class 1 is for display of citrus fruits, grown in any one orchard in Australia ; not less than 12 cases, and not less than halfa cree of any one variety. Prize, £15 15s, or trophy of litte value, at option of winner. There are 24 other classes — For Artistic Citrus Dis play, 6 cases oranges,] cared lemons, oranges, lemons, other citruB fruits; lemons (2), naval oranges, Mediterranean 6weets, Azo reans, paperind, St. Michaells, Jaffas, Vallen cias, SevUles, Homosanas, mandarins, Tangier ines, bloods, and other varieties, citrons, cum quats, limes, and pomelos. In the Dried Fruits section are 35 classes—Fresh fruit, 13 ; bottled, 24; jams, etc., 26; wines and brandies. —(The Schedule may be seen at the Fbke Pbess office. Doubtless other particulars will be found later on in advertisements.) Mrs. Sparks advertises that she ...
Death of Mr. A. Payten, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
Death of Mr. A. Payten, J. P. On Wednesday morning last another link with old Parramatta was snapped by the de cease of one of the best known of its leading residents, Mr. A. Payten, J.P., of ' Deskford,' NVestme&d. Mr. Payten's life of 68 years had been almost entirely passed in the old town— - of which he was a native. He belonged to a family than which none was better known in the district. Mr. Pavten's father was a lead ing ousiness man oi tne young colony long be fore the golden '* fifties,' and if we are correctly informed, erected the present Parramatta gaol and other prominent buildings, public and private. Mr. Pavten, senr., was also to some extent interested in pastoral matters ; and amongst the earlier experiences of the gentle man just deoeased was ' overlanding ' with stock from the Macquarie River country to South Australia, Returning to Parramatta Mr. Payten settled down to a quieter life, as conductor of the most famous hoste tries of the colony — now disappe...